H.R. 718 (112th): Huntington’s Disease Parity Act of 2011

Introduced:

Feb 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Bob Filner

Representative for California's 51st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2011
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Commissioner of Social Security to revise the medical and evaluation criteria for determining disability in a person diagnosed with Huntington's Disease and to waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals disabled by Huntington's Disease.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 15, 2011
 
Introduced

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Details

Cosponsors
146 cosponsors (99D, 47R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 678 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2009

S. 648 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2011

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